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Informative Writing ~ Ecosystems Research Project {Common Core}

Grade Levels
3rd, 4th, 5th
Common Core Standards
W.3.2, W.3.5, W.3.7, W.3.8, W.4.2, W.4.5, W.4.7, W.4.8, W.5.2, W.5.5, W.5.7, ...
W.3.2, W.3.5, W.3.7, W.3.8, W.4.2, W.4.5, W.4.7, W.4.8, W.5.2, W.5.5, W.5.7, W.5.8
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Informational Writing: With this informative writing research project students will research and write about different ecosystems or biomes. Then they'll create an ecosystem report booklet to share!

Included are:
~lesson plans aligned to CCSS
~Fan-N-Pick cards & directions for brainstorming activity
~list of websites for research
~note-taking pages
~example note-taking pages for the taiga
~bibliography poster
~transitions/linking words poster
~example student report for the taiga
~publishing pages for: deserts, grasslands, temperate forests, tropical rain forests, tundra, & wetlands
~extra blank publishing pages
~student editing checklist
~grading rubric
~“I learned” follow-up activity cards

***UPDATED 2/16/14***
Due to special requests, additional ecosystems and different names for some ecosystems have been included at the end of the packet. Brainstorming cards and publishing templates for the following ecosystems are now included:
-Taiga
-Deciduous Forest (same as Temperate Forest)
-Freshwater
-Saltwater
-Ocean (same as saltwater)
-Savanna

***This product is also available in a bundle with two other Common Core writing projects: Intermediate Writing Project Bundle ~ Narrative, Opinion & Informative Research


I hope your students enjoy learning about ecosystems with this informative writing report project!

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Happy writing!
Lisa Lilienthal

**Feel free to email me at: lisa.m.lilienthal@gmail.com**
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Informative Writing ~ Ecosystems Research Project {Common Core}
Informative Writing ~ Ecosystems Research Project {Common Core}
Informative Writing ~ Ecosystems Research Project {Common Core}
Informative Writing ~ Ecosystems Research Project {Common Core}